January 18, 2018 RSS feed / Around Town

Hitting the Big Time

Claire Ma visited the National Museum of American Illustration (NMAI) for the first time in 2014, with her parents, during a trip to Newport. More...

A Kid’s Life, Then and Now

SLICE OF LIFE

I saw a commercial that prompted me to burst out laughing and then call my sister. More...

City Council Discusses Rising Energy Rates

Rising energy rates were among the many issues addressed at the Jan. 10 meeting of the Newport City Council. More...

FITNESS FOR SENIORS Just Around the Corner

NEWPORT WELLNESS WEEK January 21– 27

Getting fit can be a love-hate proposition. The results are loved, but getting motivated to take on the task can be hated. Time, cost, ability, state of health, even age can all play a role in our relationship with getting fit. More...

Music Scene

Thursday, January 18 Bay Voyage, Jamestown: 6:30 p.m., Julio Amaro Grace Vanderbilt: 6:30-9:30 p.m., Michael Johnson, Jazz Piano Midtown Oyster Bar: 9 p.m., John Erikson Norey's: 730-10:30 p.m., Jazz, TBA& More...

Cumberland Outshoots Middletown, 73-67

GAME OF THE WEEK

The Middletown High School boys’ basketball team was unable to contain Cumberland’s sharp-shooting junior guard, Tyler Kolek, and its versatile center, Jackson Zancan, and came up on the short end of a 73- 67 decision in a Division II fou More...

Q&A with Pell, Thompson PTO Presidents

A president’s work is never done. Just ask Kendra Muenter and Jennifer Jackson, presidents of the PTOs at Pell Elementary and Thompson Middle School, respectively.  More...

Holiday Cheer

Fifteen members of the Portsmouth Garden Club dressed more than a dozen wreaths and swags to complement Portsmouth town buildings for the Christmas holidays. More...

Singing Santas

The Newport Lions Club’s annual “Singing Santa and His Musical Reindeer Revue” was held before Christmas at Heatherwood Rehabilitation & Health Care Center. More...

SPOTLIGHT on Music

A Modern-Day Minstrel

A career-defining decision for all musicians is whether to play their original songs or to cover others’. More...

An Early Peek at Oscar Picks

FILM REVIEW

There is no major groundswell for any one film as we count down the days to the Jan. 23 announcement of this year’s Oscar nominations. More...